akasha

[ ah-kah-shuh ]

noun
  1. (in the philosophies of India) the ether, regarded as including material and nonmaterial entities in a common medium.

Origin of akasha

1
From the Sanskrit word ākās̄́a

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How to use akasha in a sentence

  • akasha is a Sanskrit word, and means “Primary substance,” that out of which all things are formed.

  • Advancing beyond their frontier, they have established themselves at akasha.

    The River War | Winston S. Churchill
  • On the 2nd of June the correspondents were permitted to proceed to akasha.

    The River War | Winston S. Churchill
  • Even now they push their iron road out into the desert towards their position at akasha and to the south.

    The River War | Winston S. Churchill
  • Two roads led from akasha to Firket—one by the bank of the river, the other inland and along the projected railway line.

    The River War | Winston S. Churchill